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17

Nov

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First CARDBOARD vacuum cleaner using recycled packaging

The Vax ev is a high performance vacuum cleaner constructed for optimum sustainability, using recycled and recyclable materials that reduce the burden on landfill. The corrugated cardboard panels that form the body of the Vax ev are easily replaced if damaged and cost just a tenth of the price of an equivalent plastic panel. They are multi-purpose too, beginning their life as part of the retail box the vacuum cleaner is sold in. Once the cardboard parts are separated from the box, they ‘pop’ into place around the motor housing, without any need for glue. They have a flame retardant coating and are fully customisable – with just a few felt tip pens you can turn your vacuum cleaner into a unique work of art! 

02

Oct

30 things you should never compost or recycleThough recycling and composting are two of the most important green practices, there are some items that are bad for the environment. Follow these guidelines for best practices.

30 things you should never compost or recycle
Though recycling and composting are two of the most important green practices, there are some items that are bad for the environment. Follow these guidelines for best practices.

03

Aug

How to find sustainable seafood restaurantsTired of quizzing your waiter about where your seafood comes from? A few websites help you pick out restaurants that have done the research for you.

How to find sustainable seafood restaurants
Tired of quizzing your waiter about where your seafood comes from? A few websites help you pick out restaurants that have done the research for you.